East End Real Estate & Community Guide
A quiet and well established community in Cochrane, East End is the perfect place to end your day, while being able to take advantage of the amenities of downtown Cochrane that sits on its western edge. To the north is the community of Cochrane Heights, and to its east is the community of Glen Eagles.
Bow Valley Trail provides quick and easy access to residents in the community who commute to Calgary for work, or those looking for a quick escape to the mountains for hiking, camping and skiing.
So Much to Love in East End
With the perfect balance of quiet living amongst mature trees and the excitement of downtown next door, it’s easy to see why East End is popular for families and working employees of downtown businesses. Nearby amenities include Walmart, Safeway, Save-On-Foods, RCMP building, Frank Willis Hall, Cochrane Bottle Depot, car washes,vet, home improvement stores and a variety of pubs and restaurants, all easily accessible with Cochrane’s on-demand bus system.
Cochrane schools fall under Rocky View Schools and the Calgary Catholic School District. There is also an active home-schooling network, Cochrane Home Educators.
There are several schools serving families in East End that are within walking distance. Holy Spirit Cathoic School for grade school students, Cochrane Creative Playschool and Cochrane Valley Montessori for preschool aged children, as well as Bow Valley College Cochrane Campus for secondary students.
What You Need to See in East End
It’s easy to enjoy the outdoors in the East End with its abundance of greenspace, parks and playgrounds. There are numerous trails for biking, or walks with the family dog, as well as nearby tennis courts and a golf course. Tim Bannister Memorial Rink sits on a large greenspace complete with a newly upgraded playground. During the winter months, the outdoor skating rink becomes a local hangout for families.
Ducks On The Roof
This bar and grill is a popular destination, serving locals since 1993. Delicious appetizers, fresh meals and cold beverages hit the spot while friends and family gather to cheer on their favorite sports team on the large TV’s. Pool tables, dart boards and dance floor make Ducks On The Roof a lively place on the weekends.
Sunny Side Up
A local favorite, the restaurant offers a casual atmosphere and serves tasty homestyle breakfasts and lunches. Sunny Side caters to all visitors with their vegan and gluten free options, making it a dietary friendly option for Sunday brunch.
Mackay’s Ice Cream
The perfect stop for a cold treat on a hot summer day, Mackay’s Ice Cream is a taste of tradition, with a unique menu of flavors.The store was originally built as a general store in the 19th Century. The family-run business has been making ice cream since 1948. That’s over three generations!
East End Real Estate
Developed in the 1960’s and 1970’s, homes in the East End range in style and budget. From heritage homes built of brick, to modern condos and townhomes, there is something for everyone. Condos start at less than $200,000, while single-family home prices can climb as high as $1,000,000. Single-family homes consist of mostly four or more bedrooms, ideal for large families or those looking for space.The community is a mix of renters and homeowners, with renters making up approximately forty percent of the demographics.
If Cochrane’s East End community sounds like it may be a good fit for you and your family, contact our office at 403-253-1901 and we will be happy to match you with the best agent to move you into your next home!